TV Review: 'Working Class' is Filled With Bad Jokes You Can See Coming From A Mile
'Working' is ostensibly about a family struggling to get by in a down economy, but familiarity and poor writing kill this one dead.
The word “incorrect” could mean a lot of things when used to describe the series Working Class on CMT — formerly Country Music Television. Here’s another cable channel jumping into the scripted game with dubious results. Working is a sitcom starring Melissa Peterman as Carli, a twice-divorced mom with three kids and a complex about finding love. She works at an upscale grocery store with Ed Asner, who is called on to be grumpy at every turn and compare life’s injustices to his time at war.
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